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Cohen, Emily B., Hostetler, Jeffrey A., Hallworth, Michael T., Rushing, Clark S., Sillett, T. Scott and Marra, Peter P. 2018. Quantifying the strength of migratory connectivity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 513-524. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12916
Pesendorfer, Mario B., Baker, Christopher M., Stringer, Martin, McDonald-Madden, Eve, Bode, Michael, McEachern, A. Kathryn, Morrison, Scott A. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2018. Oak habitat recovery on California's largest islands: Scenarios for the role of corvid seed dispersal. Journal of Applied Ecology, 1185-1194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13041
Satterfield, Dara A., Marra, Peter P., Sillett, T. Scott and Altizer, Sonia. 2018. Responses of migratory species and their pathogens to supplemental feeding. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0094
Smith, Maria G., Kaiser, Sara A., Sillett, T. S. and Webster, Michael S. 2018. Variation in nest characteristics and brooding patterns of female Black-throated Blue Warblers is associated with thermal cues. The Auk, 733-747. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-17-195.1
Sofaer, Helen R., Sillett, T. S., Yoon, Jongmin, Power, Michael L., Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2018. Offspring growth and mobility in response to variation in parental care: a comparison between populations. Journal of Avian Biology, jav-01646. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.01646
Vernasco, Ben J., Sillett, T. Scott, Marra, Peter P. and Ryder, T. Brandt. 2018. Environmental predictors of nestling condition, postfledging movement, and postfledging survival in a migratory songbird, the Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina). Auk, 15-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-17-105.1
Cramer, E. R. A., Kaiser, S. A., Webster, M. S., Sillett, T. Scott and Ryder, T. B. 2017. Characterizing selection in black-throated blue warblers using a sexual network approach. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2177-2188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13183
Kaiser, Sara A., Risk, Benjamin B., Sillett, T. Scott and Webster, Michael S. 2017. Ecological and Social Factors Constrain Spatial and Temporal Opportunities for Mating in a Migratory Songbird. American Naturalist, 283-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/690203
Kaiser, Sara A., Taylor, Scott A., Chen, Nancy, Sillett, T. Scott, Bondra, Eliana R. and Webster, Michael S. 2017. A comparative assessment of SNP and microsatellite markers for assigning parentage in a socially monogamous bird. Molecular Ecology Resources, 183-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12589
Langin, K. M., Sillett, T. S., Funk, W. C., Morrison, S. A. and Ghalambor, C. K. 2017. Partial support for the central-marginal hypothesis within a population: reduced genetic diversity but not increased differentiation at the range edge of an island endemic bird. Heredity, 8-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hdy.2017.10
Langin, Kathryn M., Sillett, T. Scott, Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2017. Bill morphology and neutral genetic structure both predict variation in acoustic signals within a bird population. Behavioral Ecology, 866-873. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arx051
Morrison, Scott A., Sillett, T. Scott, Funk, W. Chris, Ghalambor, Cameron K. and Rick, Torben C. 2017. Equipping the 22nd-Century Historical Ecologist. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 578-588. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.05.006
Pesendorfer, Mario B., Sillett, T. Scott and Morrison, Scott A. 2017. Spatially biased dispersal of acorns by a scatter-hoarding corvid may accelerate passive restoration of oak habitat on California's largest island. Current Zoology, 363-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow075
Rockwell, Sarah M., Wunderle, Joseph M., Sillett, T. Scott, Bocetti, Carol I., Ewert, David N., Currie, Dave, White, Jennifer D. and Marra, Peter P. 2017. Seasonal survival estimation for a long-distance migratory bird and the influence of winter precipitation. Oecologia, 715-726. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-016-3788-x
Rushing, Clark S., Hostetler, Jeffrey A., Sillett, T. S., Marra, Peter P., Rotenberg, James A. and Ryder, Thomas B. 2017. Spatial and temporal drivers of avian population dynamics across the annual cycle. Ecology, 2837-2850. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1967
Yoon, Jongmin, Sofaer, Helen R., Sillett, T. S., Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2017. The relationship between female brooding and male nestling provisioning: does climate underlie geographic variation in sex roles?. Journal of Avian Biology, 220-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jav.00890
Funk, W. Chris, Lovich, Robert E., Hohenlohe, Paul A., Hofman, Courtney A., Morrison, Scott A., Sillett, T. Scott, Ghalambor, Cameron K., Maldonado, Jesus E., Rick, Torben C., Day, Mitch D., Polato, Nicholas R., Fitzpatrick, Sarah W., Coonan, Timothy J., Crooks, Kevin R., Dillon, Adam, Garcelon, David K., King, Julie L., Boser, Christina L., Gould, Nicholas and Andelt, William F. 2016. Adaptive divergence despite strong genetic drift: genomic analysis of the evolutionary mechanisms causing genetic differentiation in the island fox (Urocyon littoralis). Molecular ecology, 2176-2194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13605
Hofman, Courtney A., Rick, Torben C., Maldonado, Jesús E., Collins, Paul W., Erlandson, Jon M., Fleischer, Robert C., Smith, Chelsea, Sillett, T. S., Ralls, Katherine, Teeter, Wendy, Vellanoweth, René L. and Newsome, Seth D. 2016. Tracking the origins and diet of an endemic island canid (Urocyon littoralis) across 7300 years of human cultural and environmental change. Quaternary Science Reviews, 147-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.06.010
Lany, Nina K., Ayres, M. P., Stange, Erik E., Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L. and Holmes, Richard T. 2016. Breeding timed to maximize reproductive success for a migratory songbird: the importance of phenological asynchrony. Oikos, 656-666. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oik.02412
Pesendorfer, Mario B., Sillett, T. Scott, Koenig, Walter D. and Morrison, Scott A. 2016. Scatter-hoarding corvids as seed dispersers for oaks and pines: A review of a widely distributed mutualism and its utility to habitat restoration. The Condor, 215-237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1650/CONDOR-15-125.1
Pesendorfer, Mario B., Sillett, T. Scott, Morrison, Scott A. and Kamil, Alan C. 2016. Context-dependent seed dispersal by a scatter-hoarding corvid. Journal of Animal Ecology, 798-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12501
Ryder, Thomas B. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2016. Climate, demography and lek stability in an Amazonian bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.2314
Townsend, Andrea K., Cooch, Evan G., Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Holmes, Richard T. and Webster, Michael S. 2016. The interacting effects of food, spring temperature, and global climate cycles on population dynamics of a migratory songbird. Global Change Biology, 544-555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13053
Hofman, Courtney A., Rick, Torben C., Hawkins, Melissa T. R., Funk, W. C., Ralls, Katherine, Boser, Christina L., Collins, Paul W., Coonan, Tim, King, Julie L., Morrison, Scott A., Newsome, Seth D., Sillett, T. Scott, Fleischer, Robert C. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2015. Mitochondrial Genomes Suggest Rapid Evolution of Dwarf California Channel Islands Foxes (Urocyon littoralis). PloS One, 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118240
Hostetler, Jeffrey A., Sillett, T. Scott and Marra, Peter P. 2015. Full-annual-cycle population models for migratory birds. The Auk, 433-449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-14-211.1
Kaiser, Sara A., Sillett, T. Scott, Risk, Benjamin B. and Webster, Michael S. 2015. Experimental food supplementation reveals habitat-dependent male reproductive investment in a migratory bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2523
Langin, Kathryn M., Sillett, T. Scott, Funk, W. C., Morrison, Scott A., Desrosiers, Michelle A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2015. Islands within an island: Repeated adaptive divergence in a single population. Evolution, 653-665. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.12610
Marra, Peter P., Studds, Colin E., Wilson, Scott, Sillett, T. Scott, Sherry, Thomas W. and Holmes, Richard T. 2015. Non-breeding season habitat quality mediates the strength of density-dependence for a migratory bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.0624
Marra, Peter P., Studds, Colin E., Wilson, Scott, Sillett, T. Scott, Sherry, Thomas W. and Holmes, Richard T. 2015. Non-breeding season habitat quality mediates the strength of density-dependence for a migratory bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.0624
Peele, Ashley M., Marra, Peter P., Sillett, T. Scott and Sherry, Thomas W. 2015. Combining survey methods to estimate abundance and transience of migratory birds among tropical nonbreeding habitats. The Auk, 926-937. http://dx.doi.org/10.1642/AUK-14-282.1
Sollmann, Rahel, Gardner, Beth, Chandler, Richard B., Royle, J. A. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2015. An open-population hierarchical distance sampling model. Ecology, 325-331. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1625.1
Kaiser, Sara A., Sillett, T. Scott and Webster, Michael S. 2014. Phenotypic plasticity in hormonal and behavioural responses to changes in resource conditions in a migratory songbird. Animal Behaviour, 19-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.07.004
Rick, Torben C., Sillett, T. Scott, Ghalambor, Cameron K., Hofman, Courtney A., Ralls, Katherine, Anderson, R. S., Boser, Christina L., Braje, Todd J., Cayan, Daniel R., Chesser, R. Terry, Collins, Paul W., Erlandson, Jon M., Faulkner, Kate R., Fleischer, Robert C., Funk, W. C., Galipeau, Russell, Huston, Ann, King, Julie, Laughrin, Lyndal, Maldonado, Jesús E., McEachern, Kathryn, Muhs, Daniel R., Newsome, Seth D., Reeder-Myers, Leslie, Still, Christopher, et al. 2014. Ecological Change on California's Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene. Bioscience, 680-692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biu094
Sofaer, Helen R., Sillett, T. Scott, Langin, Kathryn M., Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2014. Partitioning the sources of demographic variation reveals density-dependent nest predation in an island bird population. Ecology and Evolution, 2738-2748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1127
Zipkin, Elise F., Sillett, T. Scott, Grant, Evan H. Campbell, Chandler, Richard B. and Royle, J. Andrew. 2014. Inferences about population dynamics from count data using multistate models: a comparison to capture–recapture approaches. Ecology and Evolution, 417-426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.942
Caldwell, Luke, Bakker, Victoria J., Sillett, T. Scott, Desrosiers, Michelle A., Morrison, Scott A. and Angeloni, Lisa M. 2013. Reproductive Ecology of the Island Scrub-Jay (Ecología Reproductiva de Aphelocoma insularis). The Condor, 603-613. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2013.120028
Hallworth, Michael T., Studds, Colin E., Sillett, T. Scott and Marra, Peter P. 2013. Do archival light-level geolocators and stable hydrogen isotopes provide comparable estimates of breeding-ground origin?. The Auk, 273-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/auk.2013.13037
Robertson, Bruce A., Landis, Douglas A., Sillett, T. Scott, Loomis, Elizabeth R. and Rice, Robert A. 2013. Perennial Agroenergy Feedstocks as En Route Habitat for Spring Migratory Birds. BioEnergy Research, 311-320. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12155-012-9258-3
Sofaer, Helen R., Sillett, T. Scott, Peluc, Susana I., Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2013. Differential effects of food availability and nest predation risk on avian reproductive strategies. Behavioral Ecology, 698-707. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ars212
Townsend, Andrea K., Sillett, T. Scott, Lany, Nina K., Kaiser, Sara A., Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Webster, Michael S. and Holmes, Richard T. 2013. Warm Springs, Early Lay Dates, and Double Brooding in a North American Migratory Songbird, the Black-Throated Blue Warbler. PLoS ONE, e59467. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0059467
Yoon, Jongmin, Sillett, T. Scott, Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2013. Male's return rate, rather than territory fidelity and breeding dispersal, explains geographic variation in song sharing in two populations of an oscine passerine (Oreothlypis celata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 1691-1697. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-013-1579-5
Rick, Torben C., Hofman, Courtney A., Braje, Todd J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Sillett, T. Scott, Danchisko, Kevin and Erlandson, Jon M. 2012. Flightless ducks, giant mice and pygmy mammoths: Late Quaternary extinctions on California's Channel Islands. World Archaeology, 3-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2012.646101
Robertson, Bruce A., Rice, Robert A., Sillett, T. Scott, Ribic, Christine A., Babcock, Bruce A., Landis, Douglas A., Herkert, James R., Fletcher, Robert J., Fontaine, Joseph J., Doran, Patrick J. and Schemske, Douglas W. 2012. Are Agrofuels a Conservation Threat or Opportunity for Grassland Birds in the United States?. The Condor, 679-688. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2012.110136
Sillett, T. S., Chandler, Richard B., Royle, J. Andrew, Kéry, Marc and Morrison, Scott A. 2012. Hierarchical distance-sampling models to estimate population size and habitat-specific abundance of an island endemic. Ecological Applications, 1997-2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-1400.1
Yoon, Jongmin, Sillett, T. Scott, Morrison, Scott A. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2012. Breeding density, not life history, predicts interpopulation differences in territorial aggression in a passerine bird. Animal Behaviour, 515-521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.05.024
Boyce, Walter M., Vickers, Winston, Morrison, Scott A., Sillett, T. Scott, Caldwell, Luke, Wheeler, Sarah S., Barker, Christopher M., Cummings, Robert and Reisen, William K. 2011. Surveillance for West Nile Virus and Vaccination of Free-Ranging Island Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma insularis) on Santa Cruz Island, California. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 1063-1068. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2010.0171
Morrison, Scott A., Sillett, T. Scott, Ghalambor, Cameron K., Fitzpatrick, John W., Graber, David M., Bakker, Victoria J., Bowman, Reed, Collins, Charles T., Collins, Paul W., Delaney, Kathleen Semple, Doak, Daniel F., Koenig, Walter D., Laughrin, Lyndal, Lieberman, Alan A., Marzluff, John M., Reynolds, Mark D., Scott, J. Michael, Stallcup, Jerre Ann, Vickers, Winston and Boyce, Walter M. 2011. Proactive Conservation Management of an Island-endemic Bird Species in the Face of Global Change. Bioscience, 1013-1021. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/bio.2011.61.12.11
Sofaer, H. R., Langin, K. M., Wilson, J. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2011. Demography of songbird populations in a rapidly changing world: the importance of long-term studies. American Biology Teacher, 285-287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.5.8
Colbeck, Gabriel J., Sillett, T. Scott and Webster, Michael S. 2010. Asymmetric discrimination of geographical variation in song in a migratory passerine. Animal Behaviour, 311-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.05.013
Faaborg, John, Holmes, Richard T., Anders, Angela D., Bildstein, Keith L., Dugger, Katie M., Gauthreaux Jr., Sidney A., Heglund, Patricia, Hobson, Keith A., Jahn, Alex E., Johnson, Douglas H., Latta, Steve C., Levey, Douglas J., Marra, Peter P., Merkord, Christopher L., Nol, Erica, Rothstein, Stephen I., Sherry, Thomas W., Sillett, T. Scott, Thompson III, Frank R. and Warnock, Nils. 2010. Conserving migratory land birds in the New World: Do we know enough?. Ecological Applications, 398-418. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/09-0397.1
Faaborg, John, Holmes, Richard T., Anders, Angela D., Bildstein, Keith L., Dugger, Katie M., Gauthreaux Jr., Sidney A., Heglund, Patricia, Hobson, Keith A., Jahn, Alex E., Johnson, Douglas H., Latta, Steve C., Levey, Douglas J., Marra, Peter P., Merkord, Christopher L., Nol, Erica, Rothstein, Stephen I., Sherry, Thomas W., Sillett, T. Scott, Thompson III, Frank R. and Warnock, Nils. 2010. Recent advances in understanding migration systems of New World land birds. Ecological Monographs, 3-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/09-0395.1
Horton, Brent M., Yoon, Jongmin, Ghalambor, Cameron K., Moore, Ignacio T. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2010. Seasonal and population variation in male testosterone levels in breeding orange-crowned warblers (Vermivora celata). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 333-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2010.04.019
Schwenk, W. S., Strong, Allan M. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2010. Effects of bird predation on arthropod abundance and tree growth across an elevational gradient. Journal of Avian Biology, 367-377. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-048X.2009.04963.x
Langin, K. M., Sillett, T. Scott, Yoon, J., Sofaer, H. R., Morrison, S. A. and Ghalambor, C. K. 2009. Reproductive consequences of an extreme drought for orange-crowned warblers on Santa Catalina and Santa Cruz Islands.. , 293-300.
Montag, Hannah, Nager, Ruedi, Ghalambor, Cameron K. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2009. Nest Site Selection of the Endemic 'Dusky' Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata sordida) on Santa Catalina Island. , 283-291.
Betts, Matthew G., Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Sillett, T. Scott, Doran, Patrick J. and Holmes, Richard T. 2008. Dynamic occupancy models reveal within-breeding season movement up a habitat quality gradient by a migratory songbird. Ecography, 592-600. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0906-7590.2008.05490.x
Cruz-Angon, Andrea, Sillett, T. Scott and Greenberg, Russell S. 2008. An Experimental Study of Habitat Selection by Birds in a Coffee Plantation. Ecology, 921-927. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/07-0164.1
Karubian, Jordan, Sillett, T. Scott and Webster, Michael S. 2008. The effects of delayed plumage maturation on aggression and survival in male red-backed fairy-wrens. Behavioral Ecology, 508-516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arm159
Peluc, Susana I., Sillett, T. Scott, Rotenberry, John T. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. 2008. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in an island songbird exposed to a novel predation risk. Behavioral Ecology, 830-835. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arn033
Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Matthews, S. N., McFarland, K. P., Lambert, J. D., Iverson, L. R., Prasad, A., Sillett, T. Scott and Holmes, Richard T. 2008. Potential effects of climate change on birds of the Northeast. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 517-540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11027-007-9126-1
Dobbs, Robert C., Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L. and Holmes, Richard T. 2007. Population density affects foraging behavior of male Black-throated Blue Warblers during the breeding season. Journal of Field Ornithology, 133-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2007.00096.x
Doherty, Paul F., Kendall, William L., Sillett, T. Scott, Gustafson, Mary, Flint, Beth, Naughton, Maura, Robbins, Chandler S. and Pyle, P. 2006. Development of a banding database for North Pacific Albatross: implications for future data collection. Atoll Research Bulletin, 173-180.
Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Holmes, Richard T. and Sillett, T. Scott. 2006. Contribution of site-dependence to regulation of population size: evidence and consequences for biological monitoring of populations. Acta Zoologica Sinica, 457-464.
Sillett, T. S., Rodenhouse, Nicholas L. and Holmes, Richard T. 2005. The ethics of lethal methods. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 241-242.
Jones, J., Barg, J. J., Sillett, T. Scott, Veit, M. L. and Robertson, R. J. 2004. Minimum estimates of survival and population growth for Cerulean Warblers (Dendroica cerulea) breeding in Ontario, Canada. The Auk, 15-22.
Sillett, T. Scott, Rodenhouse, Nicholas L. and Holmes, Richard T. 2004. Experimentally reducing neighbor density affects reproduction and behavior of a migratory songbird. Ecology, 2467-2477.
Rodenhouse, Nicholas L., Sillett, T. Scott, Doran, P. J. and Holmes, Richard T. 2003. Multiple density-dependent mechanisms regulate a migratory bird population during the breeding season. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2105-2110.
Sillett, T. S. and Holmes, Richard T. 2002. Variation in survivorship of a migratory songbird throughout its annual cycle. Journal of Animal Ecology, 296-308.
Joyce, E. M., Sillett, T. Scott and Holmes, Richard T. 2001. An inexpensive method for quantifying incubation patterns of open-cup nesting passerines, with data for Black-throated Blue Warblers. Journal of Field Ornithology, 369-379.
Sillett, T. S., Holmes, Richard T. and Sherry, T. W. 2000. Impacts of a global climate cycle on population dynamics of a migratory songbird. Science, 2040-2042.
Sillett, T. S., James, A. and Sillett, K. S. 1997. Bromeliad foraging specialization and diet selection of Pseudocolaptes lawrencii (Furnariidae). Ornithological Monographs, 733-742.
Kratter, A. W., Sillett, T. Scott, Chesser, R. Terry, O'Neill, J. P., Parkerill, T. A. and Castillo, A. 1993. Avifauna of a Chaco locality in Bolivia. Wilson Bulletin, 114-141.